Is The U.S. Fracking Boom Based On Fraud?

By Justin Mikulka, -

In a 2016 interview with Fraud Magazine, former Enron CFO Andrew Fastow explained what he thought made him so successful while at the former energy corporation that's now infamous for financial [...]

Did Exxon Mislead Investors About Climate-Related Risks? It’s Now Up To A Judge To Decide.

By Nicholas Kusnetz, -

Lawyers for New York State and ExxonMobil wrapped up a landmark climate fraud trial on Thursday, shaping a tangle of testimony and evidence into competing narratives on whether the oil company [...]

Exxon And Oil Sands Go On Trial In New York Climate Fraud Case

By Nicholas Kusnetz, -

NEW YORK, New York — In late 2013, ExxonMobil faced increasing pressure from investors to disclose more about the risks the company faced as governments began limiting greenhouse gas emissions. [...]

Is Facebook Committing Massive Fraud? Are Half Its Accounts Fake?

By Aaron Greenspan, -

On paper, Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) is one of the most successful companies in history. With a market capitalization that peaked at over $600 billion, Facebook has been the envy of blue chip [...]

Exxon Loses Bid To Keep Auditor Files Secret In Investigation

By David Hasemyer, -

By David Hasemyer for Inside Climate News - Brushing aside objections by ExxonMobil, New York's highest court has opened the door for state officials to demand that the oil giant's outside [...]

The Fraud & Theft Of Public Private Partnerships

By Gabrielle Gurley, -

By Gabrielle Gurley for The American Prospect - Public-private partnerships may indeed provide the dollars that fearful politicians are unable to pry from the pockets of their tax-averse [...]

Employees Held Protests Outside Wells Fargo Years Ago On Fraud

By Staff, -

By Staff of RT - Calling into question why Wells Fargo was only recently fined $185 million for fraudulently opening more than 2 million accounts, the US Senate is now hearing reports that [...]

Wells Fargo Fined $185M For Fake Accounts; 5,300 Were Fired

By Kevin McCoy, -

By Kevin McCoy for USA Today - Wells Fargo Bank, one of the nation's largest banks, has been hit with $185 million in civil penalties for secretly opening millions of unauthorized deposit and [...]

Fear Of Hackable Elections Show Need For Paper Ballots

By Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman, -

By Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman for Reader Supported News - Finally, the major for-profit media is approaching consensus that it’s easy to hack U.S. political elections. Even candidates [...]

Investigation Of Exxon Draws Attention Of 18 Attorneys General

By David Hasemyer And Sabrina Shankman, -

By David Hasemyer And Sabrina Shankman for Inside Climate News - A new coalition of state attorneys general gave vocal notice to fossil fuel companies on Tuesday that obfuscating the realities of [...]

Revoke ExxonMobil’s Corporate Charter

By Marjorie Cohn, -

By Marjorie Cohn for Truthout - More than 50,000 people from around the world came together in Paris in December 2015 to address the single biggest threat to the survival of the natural world - [...]

Bank Crimes Pay: Under The Thumb Of Global Financial Mafiocracy

By Andrew Gavin Marshall, -

By Andrew Gavin Marshall for Occupy - On Nov. 13, the United Kingdom’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) announced it was charging 10 individual bankers, working for two separate banks, Deutsche Bank [...]

HSBC Accused Of Fraud, Money Laundering, Forming Criminal Org

By Raf Casert, -

A Belgian investigating judge has charged a Swiss private banking branch of HSBC with massive organized fiscal fraud, money laundering and forming a criminal organization to the benefit of over [...]

States Ditch Electronic Voting Machines

By Cory Bennett, -

States have abandoned electronic voting machines in droves, ensuring that most voters will be casting their ballots by hand on Election Day. With many electronic voting machines more than a [...]

Computerized Voting, Unseen Threat To Democracy

By Victoria Collier, -

Our article in Truthout last week, Top Ten Epic Reasons Why You Should Give a Sh*t About Voting, elicited quite a few comments from readers voicing concern that ballots may not be correctly or [...]

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